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Laws, Geological

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Lecture on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles', 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/7/1
Scope and Contents

Notes for 5 lectures on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles' given to the Royal Institution in 1884, along with printed abstracts. Sir Archibald Geikie focused on geological formations around the British Isles, with comparisons from European and North American locations, looking at the materials of which they are composed and the processes which went into their creation.

Dates: 1884

Scientific Notebooks, 1825-1874

 Series
Identifier: Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents Lyell's series of Scientific notebooks begins 1825 and continues until November 1874, just a few months before his death in February 1875. Lyell used these notebooks to record his fieldwork, travels, companions, queries, lists of memorandums, correspondance and publishing work. Content warning:Lyell uses his Scientific notebooks to gather evidence, based on both his own observation, by reviewing other people's works, by correspondence, asking questions and analyses....
Dates: 1825-1874